Spotlight on Suspension Training with TRX®

woman doing trx pushupYou might be familiar with the main amenities at your gym—strength equipment, group exercise, accessories like kettlebells and stability balls…but have you tried TRX yet?

TRX Suspension Training consists of hanging straps you use for bodyweight exercises. It develops strength, balance and core stability. Start as a beginner, and get super strong!

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5 Steps to Achieving Fitness Goals

girl running 1. SET REALISTIC GOALS.
It’s good to envision your ultimate goal but you must give yourself enough time to reach it. It took some time for you to be where you are now, so it will take some time to implement a lifestyle change. The best way to do this is to set both short-term and long-term goals. For example, if your ultimate goal is to lose 50 pounds, aim to lose 5 or 10 pounds a month for the short-term. Reaching your short-term goals will eventually lead to you reaching your bigger goal. The more steady you are with your weight loss, the longer-lasting the results!

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Lethal Legs: Step Up Your Lower Body Workout

lower body workoutWith so many shapes and sizes working out at the gym, we’d expect those who strength train to focus on a variety of goals to be fit. Still—we see a lot of amazing upper bodies. We want to make sure you’re giving your legs the attention they deserve. Symmetry is important, both for strength as well as for appearance, and these lower body workout techniques will help.

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Achieving Real Workout Results: Six Essential Steps

Workout ResultsMaybe you’ve been at this fitness and diet thing for a while, and you’re wondering what you might do differently this time to make healthy changes that will actually stick. Or, maybe you’re new to your gym, and you wonder what you can expect to do in order to get the measurable workout results you want. Take these six steps to find out!

  1. Get a health assessment. It’s a good idea to check with your doctor before beginning a new fitness activity or eating plan. A standard physical and blood tests can not only give you a baseline for your health status, they may reveal needs you should address and issues you can prevent. These can range from vitamin deficiencies or water retention, to health risks like adult-onset diabetes or metabolic syndrome. If problem areas are identified, get advice from the doc and consider retesting n a few months.
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